St.Teresa’sCollege ( Autonomous) Ernakulam , Kerala has a rich and proud heritage dating back to 15th June 1925 . Established by the Carmelite sisters of St. Teresa, under the leadership of the visionary foundress Mother Teresa of St. Teresa of Lima , the institution has very high aspirations for all our students – who will reposition themselves as self –reliant and responsible citizens who would transform society . The College affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University became autonomous in 2014. We believe in providing inspiring learning, transforming lives and empowering young women who come to us believing that they will have a successful and rewarding future.
The college has always believed in quality enhancement and maintenance as an integral part of achieving academic excellence.Accredited by the NAAC at the Five Star Level in1999 (09.10.1999), Reaccredited with A level in 2006 (21.05.2006) and A grade with a CGPA of 3.40 (20.04. 2012) the college has the privilege and the unique honour of being graded as the ‘’College with Potential for Excellence’’ status bestowed by the U.G.C in 2010. The NAAC has extended the accreditation period till 20.04.2019, recognizing its adherence to high standards of quality and excellence. The institution is committed to ensure equity of access to quality education for women from all sections of society. We have a dream of setting up the first Women’s University in Kerala , design innovation centres , incubation centres and to focus more on research and innovation .
Higher Education is undergoing drastic changes and the college keeps pace with these changes, with emphasis on National and Holistic development to face the challenging Global scenario. The increasing private participation in Higher Education and the impact of Globalization has necessitated marked changes in the Kerala Higher Education.